By Miriam Raftery, East County Magazine
Photo: L.A. County Fire Ops
October 11, 2019 (Los Angeles) – The #SaddleridgeFirein Los Angeles has scorched 7,500 acres and forced an estimated 100,000 residents to flee 23,000 homes in the Granada Hills, Porter Ranch and Sylmar areas in Los Angeles County. The fire has burned at least 25 homes and is 13% contained. One resident died of a heart attack in the fire and a firefighter suffered an eye injury, the Los Angeles Times reports.